In year three and after, the free sheet music for piano on this site stretches pianists' abilities.
More technique is required, with the use of chord inversions, thicker textures in the melodies, and stretched hand positions.
Additionally, note reading strays far outside the two octaves around Middle C.
While much of this page's music is aimed at older students, some of it is easy enough for younger children who have been with you for a while.
Ae Fond Kiss, vocal score & piano music
A poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns.
A tender love song, saying farewell.
Aniron, Aragorn and Arwen's Theme
This is a beautiful song that sounds elvish in its harp-like restraint.
Full of broken chords. Lovely.
Black Beauty movie sheet music
An amazingly pretty theme, with a left hand pattern that allows students to practice shaping the rise and fall of phrases.
A few right hand ornaments add style to the melody.
Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair
What an evocative song this is!
The first page is slow (as you can see), but the second & third pages change pace.
Your students may really love this piece.
A hypnotic melody with a repetitious right hand and left hand.
Reading the high notes - and the bass clef notes - is perhaps the biggest initial challenge of this lovely piece.
Cat Came Back lyrics and music
There are a lot of ways to use this fun song with the silly lyrics.
You don't have to be tied to the left hand chords as written... my students like mixing up the descending single-note bass line with the triad chords.
Yes, this is a cowboy song!
Some of your students will love this.
It is very short, but very pretty.
Three versions in several keys:
This little piece is a simplified arrangement of the original by T. Van Oesten. It does have a bit of an ominous sound!
Down to the River to Pray sheet music
Fun to sing & play alone, or in a group!
Emma, a Jane Austen "Emma" movie tribute
This is very lovely, and parents love it.
Not very easy, in spite of the repetitious chord patterns.
Esther - the story of Queen Esther in the Bible
Looking for a "big work" for your musical group? Perhaps something akin to a musical or light opera, but way less labor-intensive?
Or maybe your girls want to sing a Bible story that's not about a guy!
If perhaps you have a student who just loves a good story, told with drama, then check out this 57-page musical retelling of the story of Esther, a true-life hero in her day!
Funeral March, scary Halloween music!
A famous and ominous melody.
There are several arrangements on this page, including a very easy one.
Gaelic Melody, traditional Celtic music
Listen to the videos on this page - there are very few melodies as lovely as this one!
Now with an easier piano arrangement, in the key of Am!
Goober Peas, easy piano songs for kids
Several versions of Goober Peas on this page.
Harp Ballad printable sheet music for piano
This is an important piece in my studio, for beginning with big left hand broken chords.
When students start gaining the coordination to use broken chords, they are ready for this amazing piece.
And, it's pretty too!
House of the Rising Sun chords and lyrics
Several arrangements of this famous piece on this page.
Lyrics on page two.
In the Hall of the Mountain King sheet music
This famous music is from Grieg's "Peer Gynt Suite," from which we also have the well-known "Morning Song."
This is an exciting arrangement!
Depending on the age of your student, this song will be a challenge with its rapidly moving left hand and small chord inversions (page 2), or, if your student is older, it will be a refreshing break from harder music, while retaining a few challenges. Either way, this is a fun piece of music!
Keegan's Waltz Irish piano sheet music
Another very beautiful piece.
This has a singable melody and flowing left hand chords.
This is the kind of piece that students can dwell in, imaginatively.
Lavender's Blue, the Cinderella song lyrics
The song that Cinderella sings in the attic, which helps the prince to rescue her!
An easy melody to sing, this piano arrangement makes the melody sound elegant.
Several keys are available.
This is is beautiful traditional song from Scotland.
A sad love song, with a battle reference.
Guitar tabs on this page, as well as a super-easy beginner arrangement, and a lovely piano accompaniment for vocalists.
Louie Louie sheet music for piano
This sheet is showing the arrangement with chord INVERSIONS, which require SKILL.
A sheet with the root position chords, however, is what I start students with in the Louie Louie Wannabe exercises (that is also on this page!).
Several arrangements here.
A couple using blocked chords, and a couple using broken chords.
Did you know there are several melodies for this energetic tune?
Check them out!
From Ireland, this is a moving patriotic song.
Very lovely - you may find a tear in your eye.
A short version of this pretty arrangement.
Not just a repetitious pattern - there are some unexpected notes in the left hand.
This is a much longer arrangement of this beautiful music by Smetana.
It begins with the famous "trickling streams of water" theme.
My Heart Will Go On, from Titanic
The famous song that stayed popular FOREVER.
This is a fun song for kids, with silly words.
Once I Had a Sweetheart, Vocal/Piano
A little-known folk tune with a sad story, and a pretty melody.
Princess Bride - "Once Upon a Time...Storybook Love"
This is the real thing!
Shown here is page two of the arrangement, with a watermark on the image.
This is a beautiful and satisfying arrangement, suitable for students who are beginning to understand chord inversions, and who can play extended broken chords in the left hand.
A sweet song, just a bit melancholy, with a definite feeling of cowboy country.
A lovely Japanese folk song.
A vocal piece with a piano accompaniment made of beautiful long broken chords.
This beautiful copyrighted song is now available in a piano arrangement plus lead sheet! It is nine pages in all.
Don't miss this amazing song.
"The Snowman" theme Walking in the Air
An unusually pretty and sparkling piece, with energy and drive.
Hear this piano arrangement in a video!
Exciting lyrics and an energetic melody make this a FUN song to sing!
What Do You Do With a Drunken Sailor?
This song has a driving rhythm, and not too many difficulties.
Alternate lyrics, for those who prefer not to sing about drunken sailors!
White, Orange and Green free Irish sheet music
One of my favorite songs of all time.
A patriotic song about a young girl who bravely faces an enemy soldier.
All the first-year material I give my beginner students.
Piano keyboard sheets, scales, chords, note-reading exercises, and over 256 pages of music!
This beautiful song book for piano & voice "Esther, For Such a Time as This", available as a digital download, tells the riveting story of the time when Jews in ancient Persia faced a foe named Haman, and how a brave young queen risked her life to save her people.
A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theater production, or a class of children!
This book is also available from Amazon as a paperback.
This book is available as a digital download from this site. Visit this page to see some free examples from the book.
It is also available from Amazon as a paperback!
This is the perfect easy start for little pianists.
And when they start reading white-key notes on the staff, this is a fun easy resource to say each week, "Choose a new black-key song at home this week and figure it out to show me next lesson!" They will be spending more time at the piano.
A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls.
The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.
With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.
Lots of trolls in this book - including one who gives him a Christmas gift!
Thank you so much for all the information and materials! Your site is very thorough and well organized!
I am a piano teacher in New Orleans, LA and in the process of putting together my own curriculum and recordings. You have inspired me to make my materials available to all online!
I recently purchased your arrangement of The Moldau (a longtime favorite of mine).
I wasn't sure if any of my students would be interested in it, but to my amazement 3 of my students LOVE it. Thank you so much for making your great arrangement.
Hi, I'm Dana! (Say that like "Anna".) I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com, and a newer site, SingTheBibleStory.com.
Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.
You can find out more about me and the reason for this website at my About Me page.